Girls High School Basketball

1A Division I All-Idaho girls basketball team | 2019

GIRLS FIRST TEAM

PLAYER OF THE YEAR: BAILEE OWENS, SHOSHONE

Why she is player of the year: A four-year starter for the state champs, the 5-foot-6 senior wing was a threat draining 3s or banging down low in the post. Her multifaceted offensive game allowed her to take over whenever she needed to as she averaged 15.3 points, 8.4 rebounds and 2.8 steals.

Coach’s comment: “Bailee did everything for us. She was our leading scorer, leading rebounder and can bring the ball up the floor against presses,” Shoshone coach Tim Chapman said.

What others are saying: “Bailee is a threat from every spot on the court. She can post up against much larger opponents, yet also hurt you with her outside shot,” Valley coach Jamie Kohtz said.

What’s next: Owens plans to study fashion design at Arizona’s Mesa Community College.

[Related: Full all-state boys and girls basketball teams in every classification]

CIERRA HENNINGS, SHOSHONE

The co-Snake River Valley Conference Player of the Year with Owens, the two formed an unstoppable duo for Shoshone. The 5-5 senior point guard ran the offense and killed teams with her penetration, averaging 11.6 points, 4.2 assists and 4.2 steals.

INDIA PEERY, PRAIRIE

A second-team selection last year, the 5-6 junior guard graduates to the first team this season. She had a hand in everything for the Pirates with 13.0 points, 5.2 rebounds, 4.3 steals and 2.8 assists to lead Prairie to the state semifinals.

JORDYN HIGGINS, PRAIRIE

The 5-6 senior point guard served as Prairie’s leader on and off the floor. A second-team pick a year ago, she made the first team this season while stuffing the stat sheet with 14.0 points, 4.3 assists, 4.3 steals and 3.1 rebounds a game.

BAILEY LESEMAN, GENESEE

The Bulldogs made a surprise run to the state finals in large part thanks to the 5-7 sophomore guard. When she caught fire, she could carry Genesee past anyone. She averaged 13.6 points, 4.1 rebounds and 3.1 steals a night.

COACH OF THE YEAR: TIM CHAPMAN, SHOSHONE

The 28-year coach of the Indians won his 500th game and second state title this winter.

SECOND TEAM

Player

School

Height

Year

Position

Stats

Grace Sobotta

Lapwai

5-7

Freshman

Guard

14.2 ppg, 8.3 reb, 3.7 stl

Destiny Quebrado

Notus

5-6

Senior

Guard

19.3 ppg, 5.6 stl, 3.5 ast

Maniah Clegg

Grace

6-0

Sophomore

Center

11.1 ppg, 12.1 reb, 2.8 blk

Glory Sobotta

Lapwai

5-6

Sophomore

Guard

11.7 ppg, 4.7 reb, 2.7 stl

Madison Hodnett

Liberty Charter

6-1

Sophomore

Forward

16.2 ppg, 12.3 reb, 3.3 blk

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